Saturday, June 25, 2022

What Is Dementia? Symptoms, Types, and Diagnosis

Dementia is the loss of cognitive functioning—thinking, remembering, and reasoning—and behavioral abilities to such an extent that it interferes with a person's daily life and activities. These functions...

Scam susceptibility may signal risk for cognitive decline

Older adults who are less likely to detect scams may be at an increased risk for developing dementia, finds a new study from researchers supported by the National Institute on Aging. The...

Gene expression signatures of Alzheimer’s disease

From NIH Research Matters Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible brain disorder that affects more than 5 million Americans. It slowly worsens and destroys memory and thinking skills. Previous research has linked memory and thinking...

Do Memory Problems Always Mean Alzheimer’s Disease?

Many people worry about becoming forgetful. They think forgetfulness is the first sign of Alzheimer's disease. But not all people with memory problems have Alzheimer's. Share this infographic and...
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Congratulations UCSF Residency Class of 2022!

The UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging would like to thank our outstanding radiology residents for their dedication,...

Can we save more lives if we let resistant bacteria live? — ScienceDaily

Antibiotic resistance is a ticking bomb under public health. WHO predicts that in 2050 more people will die from infections than from cancer --...

New insights on infant word learning — ScienceDaily

A lot is unknown about how infants begin to connect names with objects, a critical skill for later language development. A new study by...